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6 Series
The BMW 6 Series builds on BMW's sporty heritage with aggressive lines and an incredible motor to back the design up. Available in coupe and convertible trims with a standard 4.8 liter engine producing 360 horsepower and 360 lb-ft of torque, the 6-series is a popular choice that exceeds expectations.

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Old 10-14-2013, 06:51 PM
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Mini Shoot: MORE LOW

I tried to keep it civilized but my curiosity got the better of me. Re-adjusted the perches to get me closer to the ground.

















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Old 10-14-2013, 09:37 PM
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Super clean. What rim size are you running? What are you lowered on?
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Old 10-14-2013, 11:41 PM
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Your knob looks huge in that first picture!
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Old 10-15-2013, 04:29 AM
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Super clean. What rim size are you running? What are you lowered on?
Thanks. Wheels are 20x8.5/10.5. Lowered on BC coils.
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Old 10-15-2013, 04:30 AM
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Your knob looks huge in that first picture!
That's what she said
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Old 10-15-2013, 05:33 AM
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Really cool photos, even better than the ones in the original catalogue.

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Old 10-15-2013, 02:01 PM
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Love the wheels and car looks great.
What wheels are they?
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Old 10-15-2013, 05:37 PM
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Thanks guys.

The wheels are Niche M131s
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Old 10-15-2013, 08:22 PM
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How's the ride with the car dropped that much? Do you have to slow down significantly for dips in the road? Definitely looks great!!
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Old 10-15-2013, 10:15 PM
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How's the ride with the car dropped that much? Do you have to slow down significantly for dips in the road? Definitely looks great!!
The set-up has pre-load independent of ride height, so the ride quality does not not change with ride height adjustments. So far I haven't found the need to drive the car any differently from stock (except for speed bumps).

BC recommends 5mm of pre-load but I found it sacrificed small bump compliance. I initially ran the dampers biased hard, but while the setup brought the handling alive the ride itself was way too unforgiving and not worth it for a gt type cruiser as this. I ended up with 0 pre-load on the springs and full soft on the dampers all around and raised my front pressures from 33 to 38 psi. This got me a set-up that imo is still sportier than stock but only loses about 5-10% in ride compliance. In a nutshell it still feels very much like like the luxury car it is. I imagine on 19 inch wheels the ride quality would be even closer to stock.
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Old 10-16-2013, 05:50 AM
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Perfect drop, car looks great.

Does using coil-overs affect the Dynamic Suspension at all? I'm debating coilovers vs. springs for my 6er.
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Old 10-16-2013, 07:45 AM
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Perfect drop, car looks great.

Does using coil-overs affect the Dynamic Suspension at all? I'm debating coilovers vs. springs for my 6er.
It does not. The dynamic drive only affects the sway bars which are controlled by servos.
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